Wednesday, December 29, 2021

My Favorite Movie Moments of 2021

 by Patrick Bromley

Some memorable moments from a year we'd like to forget.
It's been another rough year for most of us, but at least the movies were good. Here are just some of my favorite moments from the past year.

  • The opening number from Annette
  • The bus fight in Nobody
  • The bus fight in Shang Chi
  • Car show, Titane
  • Nicolas Cage curb stomps an animatronic, Willy's Wonderland
  • The restaurant scene in Pig
  • "30/90," Tick...Tick...Boom
  • Time stops, The Worst Person in the World
  • The game around the table, Spencer
  • Willem Dafoe's geek speech, Nightmare Alley
  • Jamie Dornan's song, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar
  • Ana de Armas joins the fight, No Time to Die
  • Riley Keough tells her side, Zola
  • "Peter Number Three!" Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • The opening of West Side Story
  • Midnight in the Switchgrass, Midnight in the Switchgrass
  • Ellie travels back for the first time, Last Night in Soho
  • Suzanna Son performs "Bye Bye Bye," Red Rocket
  • The entire Bradley Cooper sequence in Licorice Pizza
  • Nicolas Cage shouts "Testicle," Prisoners of the Ghostland
  • That one shot in One Shot
  • "Get everything with guns off the ground," Dune
  • The final shootout, Old Henry
  • Yelena tries striking a pose, Black Widow
  • Gabriel's first official appearance in the jail, Malignant
  • The dress lights on fire, Cruella
  • 25th Hour ending, The Green Knight
  • Peter's lawyer pays a visit, Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Sydney Sweeney, The Voyeurs
  • Ben Affleck, The Last Duel
  • Every action scene in Raging Fire
  • The last scene in Jakob's Wife
  • Benedetta's first encounter with the Virgin Mary, Benedetta
  • The opening credits of Army of the Dead
  • The closing minutes of The Power of the Dog
  • The flashback in A Quiet Place Part II
  • Some robbers change their minds, Wrath of Man


  1. Yep, that is absolutely the best part of Prisoners of the Ghostland.

  2. Gabriel's first official appearance in the jail and next 20 mins after that is probably the most fun I had watching a movie this year

  3. yesssss. 30/90 hasn't left my brain since hearing it. Of course I've been listening to it every day since, but ya know

  4. LOVE IT....lists like this help reiterate great moments AND provide a list of so many other flicks i gotta see!!!

  5. I love that this list reminds us that there is joy to be found in imperfect movies.